No increased sperm DNA fragmentation index in semen containing human papillomavirus or herpesvirus

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Abstract

It remains unknown whether human papillomaviruses (HPVs) or human herpesviruses (HHVs) in semen affect sperm DNA integrity. We investigated whether the presence of these viruses in semen was associated with an elevated sperm DNA fragmentation index. Semen from 76 sperm donors was examined by a PCR-based hybridization array that identifies all HHVs and 35 of the most common HPVs. Sperm DNA integrity was determined by the sperm chromatin structure assay. HPVs or HHVs, or both, were found in 57% of semen samples; however, sperm DNA fragmentation index was not increased in semen containing these viruses.

Detaljer

Författare
  • M. D. Kaspersen
  • Mona Bungum
  • J. Fedder
  • J. Bonde
  • P. B. Larsen
  • H. J. Ingerslev
  • P. Hollsberg
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Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Reproduktionsmedicin och gynekologi

Nyckelord

Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)361-364
TidskriftAndrology
Volym1
Utgivningsnummer3
StatusPublished - 2013
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa